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in daly city where crews have plenty of work ahead of them. cate. >> reporter: michelle, you are right. the equipment behind me you can see is in place and ready to go and clean-up crews are expected to be back in daly city in a few hours to continue yesterday's work. that water main break caused quite a mess. you see that thick layer of mud covering the road in front of neighbors' homes. from above, our chopper 5 shows you how far it extended. 12 homes were evacuated after 45,000 gallons of water caused that land slide yesterday morning. neighbors are still worried about the integrity of the hillside. there was no damage to the homes. >> hopefully nothing will happen. especially with the rain coming this weekend. >> reporter: engineers tested the hill before allowing people back into their homes.
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city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst and they blame the pipe's old age. it was made in the 1930s. city officials say they will be working hard to fix the pipes. they say the pipes are still basically -- there could be more old pipes like the one that broke yesterday. there's a lot of work to be done. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. so who is going to pay that cleaning bill? car owners whose auto insurance policies include comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. they should file a claim immediately. but drivers who don't have comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within six months. forms are available at city hall. the red cross is trying to find shelter for an el sobrante family after fire damaged their home. the attic fire sent one firefighter to the hospital
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with minor injuries. residents inside smelled smoke before the alarm went off. the fire caused at least $80,000 in damage. right now pg&e crews are working to fully restore power at san francisco's city hall. last night a small fire in the electrical room in the basement triggered the smoke alarms and formed the evacuation of the about. the fire department tells us there's just minor damage to the electrical room and they aren't sure how it started. city hall should be open for business as usual today. sierra lamar's accused killer faces new charges this morning. 21-year-old antolin garcia torres was been charged with trying to kidnap three other victims during three cam,ing in 2009. lamar disappeared in march of this year. torres was arrested in may for her kidnapping and murder even though lamar's body has not been found. we are getting a look at two men suspected of kidnapping a woman and driving her from atm to atm in the east bay.
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walnut creek police say this video shows two men trying to withdraw money from a woman's account. she told police they grabbed her outside her office threw her in the back of her car. the suspects drove around to at least three other machines before dumping her and the car in the oakland hills. >> this doesn't happen here. the woman told the police the suspects were named david and aubrey. police say they escaped in a smaller older darker colored pickup truck possibly a toyota with a loud muffler. a pair of santa clara county jail nurses could end up behind bars themselves. they are accused of stealing inmates's prescription drugs. officials say when the two were arrested, they had some of the drugs in their possession. it's not clear if they were working together or alone. an audit at the port of oakland has turned up to $800,000 in questionable expenses. that's according to a source
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who spoke with the "san francisco chronicle." executive director omar benjamin retired monday abruptly, amid scrutiny about travel and other expenses. some naked people are likely to show up on the steps of san francisco city hall at noon today. a protest is planned against a proposed ban on nudity in the city. a lawyer says she plans to take the case to federal court. she wants to block san francisco supervisors from voting next tuesday on the ban. >> i'm hoping they brought their sunscreen today. >> if you are heading outside today, it's not as cold as it has been. we have patchy fog in toward parts of the north bay valley. temperatures fairly mild compared to last couple of
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days. it is 48 degrees in concord. 56 in oakland. 55 degrees in san francisco. high pressure will strengthen. looking at the warmest day of the week. these temperatures are going to soar this afternoon. right now it is dry expecting those changes later on in the week. roadwork on the upper deck. we have emergency work in san jose. southbound 880 that off-ramp is shut down to the alameda. scheduled until about 11:15 this morning. also more roadwork in the
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eastbound lanes of highway 4 bailey to railroad. they picked up that overnight roadwork. good news between hayward and downtown oakland. milpitas commute this is a live look at westbound 237, 880, everything so far looking good this time of the morning. back to you guys. two of the highest officers of the united states will be on capitol hill. susan mcginnis is in washington where lawmakers will be asking questions. the hearing is moving to capitol hill today where the scandal will take place. house intelligence leaders want to talk to acting cia director morrell to find out who knew what and when. reporter: the sex scandal
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that brought down former cia director petraeus moves to capitol hill today. house intelligence leaders will ask fbi deputy director sean joyce and acting cia director michael morrell about the events that led to david petraeus's rester nation as head of the spy's significance. he left when news of his affair with paula broadwell became public. >> did you have any undercasion -- >> reporter: tampa socialite jill kelley received threatening e-mails linked to broadwell. kelley is connected to another general. america's top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. the pentagon is looking at moshe 20,000 documents and e- mails between allen and kelly which some labeled inappropriate and flirtatious. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. >> general allen's nomination
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could be the next leader of u.s. forces european command and nato's supreme allied commander is in doubt. >> his nomination is on hold as a prudent measure until we determine the facts. >> reporter: the white house still trusts general allen. general joseph dunford will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as he is confirmed. the president holds a news conference this afternoon at 1:0 eastern time. he is expected to face some hard questions. and this is his first news conference of his second term. first one he held in 8 months. doesn't want to face this one. those are the tough questions about what when he got wind of this scandal and what's next fortunate security team. >> is there a replacement? >> we don't have confirmation.
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this is a tough time had the white house had with uncertainly events on afghanistan and now the leader of that command is distracted and now there's no acting cia director so the president will be facing a lot of questions. >> sounds like it. live in washington, thank you, susan. >> all the lines in the tangled petreaus sex scandal lead back to jill kelley. >> kelley has been calling about press outside her home. in one call she indicates her property is considered diplomatic soil. >> consul-general so i have inviolability so they should not be able to cross this property. known if you want to get diplomat -- i don't know if you want to get diplomatic protection involved, as well. >> police have received five calls from her home since sunday. 5:09. will she stay or will she go? house minority leader nancy pelosi's big announcement today. >> it's coming up in a couple
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of hours. plus, a brutal fight is all caught on tape. why a bus driver attacked her passengers. >> and a tornado touchdown. the unusual spot where this twister was spotted. k/news/article- ,,,,,,,,
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it's 5:13. let's check the roads. >> liz, take it away. a lot every our overnight roadwork has been picked up. except some emergency work they are doing in san jose. they have closed that off-ramp to the alameda from southbound 880 also that on-ramp 11:15 they will open the on- and off- ramps. out to highway 4 now. eastbound highway 4 bailey to railroad actually still that full freeway closure in loveridge. a lot of roadwork going against the roadwork. they have opened up a lot of things in the east bay. if you ares crossing the nimitz, 880 through oakland, various lanes blocked from fruitvale to embarcadero. everything is picked up now. we just got off the phone with
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caltrans so pretty quiet there heading down towards oakland, airport or coliseum towards hayward. westbound 580 through the altamont pass. that drive time still green 15 minutes through the altamont pass and 680. you can see things picking up through pleasanton. mass transit we always like to encourage you to use mass transit. so far everything is reporting no delay including bart systemwide. that's traffic. here's lawrence. this day is flying by. outside today looks like a nice day out there. enjoy it. we are going to see a lot of sunshine in most spots and the temperatures will warm up nicely. not too bad this morning. 40s and 50s breezy in the hills approaching the coastline. high pressure strengthening today. a lot of 70s common even at the coastline. we could see a few 70s at the coastline. over the top of that ridge we have a few high clouds running right on through. we are going to see those
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continue to move by throughout the day today but high pressure holding strong. we have this low off the coastline that will likely bring a change in the weather. we'll see more clouds on that toward thursday, maybe some rain late thursday night into friday. today the warmest day. week still passing clouds outside and then tomorrow clouds thickening up and then by late tomorrow night into friday morning a chance of rain expecting more rain on and off on friday and possibly into saturday too. so i think this storm system will open the door. there is a stronger storm expected to move in saturday night into sunday. temperatures in the bay area today, 74 morgan hill, 72 palo alto, 70 half moon bay. east bay 72 degrees livermore, 70 napa, 71 pleasant hill. inside the bay enjoy the sunshine, maybe a little picnic for lunch, that would be great, 71 degrees in oakland, 70 san francisco, and 73 degrees in santa rosa. next couple of days we start to cool down a little bit tomorrow. more clouds on the way.
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then by late thursday night into friday a chance of showers, looks like showers on and off a little stormy especially into sunday. more showers possible through the first part of next week. that's the latest. back to you. >> thank you. separate bombings in northern iraq have killed at least 10 people. a police officer says today's attacks in kirkuk started with a parked car bomb explosion near the offices of a kurdish party followed by another bomb as police gathered there. a similar bomb hit an iraqi army patrol west of kirkuk. japanese television crew captured a rare funnel cloud in japan today. it was hovering near the port city of arita. it did not reach land. public broadcaster nhk says there was no damage, just some really cool pictures. yesterday, nancy pelosi was asked by the media but says sorry, you're going to have to wait. >> while i love you all very
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dearly, i thought maybe i would talk to my own caucus before i shared that information with you. >> 72-year-old democrat easily won re-election in liberal san francisco district but party failed to score enough house seats to regain a majority so she may step down from her leadership post. the news conference in washington set for 7:00 our time. president obama will speak with reporters. he plans to discuss the deadline for democratic and republican leaders to reach a budget deal that addresses the nation's debt. today he will talk to labor leaders including members of general electric, walmart and ford. thea pharmacy in massachusetts distributed silicon injections that have been linked to the outbreak of fungal meningitis that killed 32 people in the country. lawmakers want to find out who
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knew what about the outbreak and when. this morning, millions of toyota cars are being recalled around the world including 670,000 right here in the u.s. the recall involves the prius and other models produced since the year 2000. there's a defect in the steering shaft that could cause steering problems. and 630,000 cars are being recalled for water pump problems. artifacts were stolen from the oakland museum monday night. security guards watched the heist happen from surveillance video and following protocol called police but not before the burglars took off. it may have been the work of copycats. >> there have been some high- profile museum thefts in recent months and years and it may have emboldened people. >> it might be the inspiration of those guys who stole the picassos and everything. >> police aren't saying what
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was stolen but they have arrested one suspect. this was the first heist in the museum's 43-year history. coming up, which bay area skipper took home manager of the year. >> plus a record price for a record diamond. how big was the price tag and the stone? >> and what is cool about your school? you can submit your nomination on our website, cbssf.com/coolschool. and we may feature school on our show. so give us a shout or email away. we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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it is not quite as cold amped the bay area this morning. 40s and 50s. 55 degrees in san francisco with an offshore wind. beautiful day ahead. wall talk about that coming up. >> and we are still following some areas of overnight roadwork, a lot also picked up but approaching the golden gate bridge various lanes blocked. similar story on the upper deck of the bay bridge. cruising in both directions on the san mateo bridge. "timesaver traffic" coming up. a huge flawless diamond sold in auction at geneva for a record price of $21.5 million. the rare colorless stone weighs just over 76 carats.
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it's roughly the size of a large strawberry and it once belonged to arch duke joseph august of austria. >> can you imagine? what do you do with it? goes in a safe and forget about it. oakland as manager bob melvin won manager. year award. he went to cal, credited with guiding his team to a huge turnaround team and only the second year manager of the club. he narrowly beat out buck show walter. ken and roger downstairs, university of connecticut's ryan boat rye with a behind-the- back pass. d'andre daniels the finish. with a slam. very nice. by the way, if you are
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wondering. huskies beat vermont 67-49 last night. caught on tape a brutal fight between a woman and a bus driver and a teen girl. >> the fight ended up on youtube. according to the youtube user the teen passenger upset the driver by playing her music too loudly. in the video you can hear the driver say this is all about being disrespectful. the "baltimore sun" reports the driver has been suspended while they investigate. >> wow. >> that's a tough bus driver. >> no kidding. it is 5:24. evacuations of san francisco's city hall, why pg&e crews are still out this morning. >> plus, two of america's leaders in the war on terror tangled up in a scandal. the push for answers on capitol hill. today. and we're live in daly city where there's still a lot of clean-up work to do after an old water pipe burst. could there be more in the city? and what is the city doing to make sure this doesn't happen again? ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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it really sounded like a rushing river. >> a human clean-up after a manmade flash flood leaves a bay area neighborhood buried in mud. >> oh, my gosh. please help us. >> the search is on for this man after a terrifying east bay kidnapping. >> now police are relying on some very revealing surveillance video to help them catch the suspects. >> no one should leap to any conclusions. >> a top military general's career in question. >> investigators discovered e- mails to jill kelley that the dod termed inappropriate. >> unbelievable video an an emergency room doctor's wild drive. >> she hit me like i just thought it was all over.
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>> i'm not looking to get fired. >> a nationwide campaign to put the holiday back in thanksgiving. >> she is calling out her own employer and standing up for thanksgiving. >> from across the bay around the world. >> the only thing standing between success and failure is presidential leadership. >> the stories that matter on "eyewitness news this morning." ♪ [ music ] >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald and i'm good morning, everyone. it's wednesday, november 14. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. >> we begin with a lot of mud. a daly city neighborhood says they have had enough of it. >> they have had their fill of it when a water main break sent a river of mud down main street. we first showed you yesterday a wall of mud and water buried several streets of a neighborhood. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran says crews will get back to the clean-up effort. >> reporter: in a few hours as soon as the sun hits they are
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planning to continue what they started yesterday. if you look at the video, we'll show you just how bad it got. take a look at all of this mud and this mess. that water main burst brought down inches of mud. i remember walking through it. you can see just again how bad it was. a clean-up though last night went well into the night in the daly city neighborhood. taking a look from above, from our cbs 5 chopper, neighbors were startled at about 4:30 in the morning when police told them to leave their homes. 45,000 gallons of water came downhill after that water main burst. city leaders say it was because of a cast iron pipe made in the 1930s. >> you can see the pipe actually sheared off. we know we have an aging system. we know we have pipes in the ground that are close or past useful life. that's not uncommon within any bay area community. >> reporter: now, no homes were damaged. 12 families were told to evacuate yesterday. some of their cars were actually swallowed up in the
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muck. city officials say that they plan to repair and restore these pipes in the neighborhood. they do admit there could be more aging pipes much to the dismay of neighbors so they will be working to inspect that. engineers will be back again to test the integrity of the hill to make sure everything is safe in daly city. back to you. >> if you. -- thank you. who will pay for the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies have comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. file a claim immediately. drivers without comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. new this morning, an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries at the el sobrante house. it took 20 minutes to put it out. residents ran out when they smelled smoke. a small fire at san
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francisco city hall prompted a brief evacuation over night. le crews say it started in the basement before 9:30 last night. they called out pg&e when they saw smoke had come from a problem with an electrical panel. no reports of any damage or injuries. city hall should be open for business later today. a man accused of murdering morgan hill teenager sierra lamar facing more charges. 21-year-old antolin garcia torres is being charged with three counts of attempted kidnapping during a carjacking that dates back to march 2009. lamar disappeared in march 2012. he was arrested in may for kidnapping and murder even though her body hasn't been recovered. new video of two suspects who kidnapped a woman and threw her in the back of her car. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in walnut creek this morning with that surveillance video. she joins us with more. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you know, police released this yesterday and they have gotten a lot of tips last night and overnight. but they still haven't made an
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arrest as far as we understand. so we want to show you these pictures one more time. it happened here at a business park in walnut creek. this is surveillance camera. the woman was tied up in the back of the car after about three hours kidnapped trying to get into her car at the business park they let her go in the oakland hills. here's the description police are trying to circulate right now. two white men in their early 20s, one 5'9", one is 5'11". the taller one may have been named david. they were calling him david in the car. the woman said he had broad shoulders and dark hair. the shorter one was possibly named aubrey and was possibly skinny. we have those pictures on our
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website, cbssf.com. live in walnut creek, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you. it's 5:34. let's check the weather. i guess we have to enjoy today, right? >> beautiful. >> loving it today. this could be a beach day. maybe one of the last, yeah. because in the next few days we are going to see big changes coming up. i think back to the rain once that storm door opens up we'll see showers on and off for some time to come. out there now we have a few high clouds drifting overhead. the temperatures staying mild with an offshore wind this morning although it is cool in some of the valleys. in the north bay we have 41 in santa rosa, 45 in san jose. 55 in san francisco. and 56 in oakland. i think as we head toward the afternoon we are going to enjoy sunshine and a few passing high clouds as high as 74 in morgan hill. 72 degrees in san jose. east bay numbers running into the 70s again today. so just some beautiful weather outside. and inside the bay looking good. how about 70 degrees in san francisco? about 71 in oakland. 70 in alameda. maybe about 70 degrees in half moon bay on the coast. so yeah, looks like a good day
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to get to the beach if you can. we have showers on the way. let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> beach weather and it's almost thanksgiving. thanks, lawrence. outside live right now across the golden gate bridge i guess they just picked up that roadwork on southbound 101 on the approach to the waldo tunnel so yeah, everything is flowing nicely now. the lane change trucks drove through so now there's more southbound 101 lanes open towards traffic heading into s we just got word from caltrans that they have to block that carpool toll lane on northbound 680 at andrade road. they are doing roadwork. emergency roadwork in san jose southbound 880 off-ramp to the alameda is shut down. the on-ramp is also shut down until 11:15 this morning. so we were wondering why there's slowing on westbound 4 in antioch. there's an accident near lone tree on the shoulder. we just got word from chp. but an unusual amount of brake lights in those westbound lanes as you head towards the pittsburg-bay point area.
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coming up, we'll check mass transit. in the meantime, back to you guys. >> thank you. hearings are planned on capitol hill today as members of congress say two u.s. military generals owe them answers. lawmakers want to determine if national security was threatened while former cia director david petraeus had an extramarital affair with biographer paula broadwell. broadwell allegedly sent harassing e-mails to jill kelley a woman she apparently saw as a romantic rival. investigators are looking into e-mails kelley sent to general john allen the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. now allen's quest to be commander of u.s. forces european command is in doubt. >> his nomination has been put on hold as a prudent measure until we determine what the facts are. >> general joseph dunford will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as congress confirms him. yet another u.s. general is in hot water. general william "kip" ward is
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accused of spending thousands of dollars on lavish travel and unauthorized expenses. he has been demoted and will retire as a three star general instead of four stars and will have to repay the government 82 thousand dollars. ward left the u.s. africa command from 2007 until last year. 5:37 now. an in-house audit has turned up $400,000 to $800,000 in questionable expenses all at the port of oakland. that's according to a source who spoke with the "san francisco chronicle." executive director omar benjamin abruptly retired monday amid scrutiny about travel and other expenses. a pair of santa clara county jail nurses are under arrest accused of stealing drugs from inmates. officers say they found the inmates's prescriptions drugs on the nurses. no word if the two suspects were running a scam together or operating separately. and some new details on the waterfront arena for the golden state warriors. the team and san francisco mayor ed lee are expected to
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announce today new jobs connected to the construction project at piers 30 and 32. right near at&t park. the goal is to employ san francisco residents from veterans from at least 25% of the jobs. that's about four or five years away from being completed. that will be great. >> yeah. california starts to auction off greenhouse gas pollution permits today, the first step in the new cap and trade program part of the global warming law from 2006 to cut state emission of gases. the california chamber of congress has filed suit to stop the auction. coming up a wild crash on tape. a car flies out of nowhere into traffic. the surprising details about the person behind the wheel. >> wow. >> and taking back thanksgiving. how one frustrated target employee is fighting back against the store's holiday hours. ,,,,,,
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plane in mississippi. the "piper p-a 32" had just well, three people are dead after a fiery crash of a single- engine plane in mississippi. the piper p.a. 32 just had taken off from jackson when it crashed into a home yesterday. one person was in that home and escaped with minor injuries. no one else was hurt.
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cause unknown. all three victims on the plane who were traveled to the federal aviation administration safety conference were okay. an e.r. doctor of the year is accused of causing a dramatic crash in massachusetts. watch the third car in the line of traffic. it comes out of nowhere. an suv. look at that. out of a parking lot over a grassy area crashes into the car. the impact pushed it into a truck in the next lane. dr. howard is accused of driving under the influence. they have cameras everywhere now. >> no kidding. futures trading points towards higher opening this morning on wall street. ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us. >> good morning. >> reporter: asian stocks got a lift after greece held a sale of short term treasury bills tuesday. the tokyo's nikkei broke a seven-day losing streak hong kong's hang seng gained 1%.
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bad news on wall street yesterday. the dow was down nearly 59 cushioned by a surge in home depot stock while the nasdaq was down 20. millions of shares of facebook could be looking for an investor to friend them on the stock market. a lockup period on stock issued to the company's first employees and investors ends today. now they can unload the stock that's lost nearly half of its value since facebook's ipo in may when its stock was offered at $38 a share. i think we are going to see a lot of defriending going on. >> are you a big texter? >> reporter: oh, yeah. a big texter and yeah, i guess they are saying it's going out of style. i can't believe that. one analyst says people are texting less. for the first time in history the number of monthly texts has dropped on average people send 675 texts a month compared to 700 earlier this year but it's not that they are communicating
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less. instead of texting, they are using apps like skype, google voice and facebook or they are getting text services like apple's i-message and blackberry's messenger. 675? that's low. >> that seems like a lot. >> you are a texter. >> i am. >> sometimes that's the best way to communicate. >> i think so. >> ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com thank you. commerce, crab season opens tomorrow. but bay area consumers may have to pay more for local dungeness crab. fishermen say they are expecting a modest catch this year. last year a stalemate over price delayed the commercial season until after thanksgiving. crabbers say they want $3 per pound this year but buyers say they think 2.50 a pound is fair. snow fans with a day off may be heading to the sierra today where heavenly and other ski resorts are open for business a couple of days ahead of schedule. the last round of storms dumped
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more than 3 feet of fresh snow. heavenly needs a few more storms before it opens all lifts. other resorts open tomorrow. i haven't skied here yet but i'm excited for snow season. >> folks, around the bay area today, we are expecting a great day, a lot of sunshine. it will be the warmest day of the week today. enjoy it. temperatures now 40s and 50s. a little breezy as you approach the hills at the coastline. this afternoon, yeah, should be a beach day. 60s and low 70s there. a lot of 70s inside the bay. and mild to warmups as we'll see temperatures pushing up into the mid-70s. so high pressure strengthens today and that will bring with it lots of sunshine although a couple of clouds rolling across the top of the ridge of the the rain line well to the north. that's going to change late thursday night. we have this low pressure area off the coastline. that is slowly going to approach the bay area late tomorrow night and into friday to bring another round of rain
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but high pressure holding on for now. this is going tonight warmest day of the week so get out and enjoy it if you can. traveling shouldn't be a problem today in or out of sfo. mostly clear skies, no delays expected. 71 degrees. traveling across the country not too bad either about 68 degrees in houston 54 and partly cloudy skies in denver. 50 dry in new york. around the bay area today, we'll find sunshine and a few passing high clouds, temperatures moving up into the 70s in san jose. about 74 one of the warmer spots in morgan hill. and about 74 degrees in los gatos. 70 half moon bay. 70 antioch. 73 pleasanton. temperatures in the napa valley in the low 70s. 60s and 70s at the coastline today. nice weather continuing at least into tomorrow although we'll begin to see a few more clouds. late thursday night into friday chance of rain. rain likely friday. showers continuing into saturday.
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a stronger storm, elizabeth, if you have plans this weekend, on sunday. how about that? >> i do have outdoor plans. i was checking with lawrence yesterday to see what's up with the weekend forecast. for right now though we are dry and the commute has no hot spots. so on the bridges, here's a live look at the bay bridge where you can see maybe some slight delays in a couple of the cash lanes. but those middle lanes, those are the fastrak lanes and as you can see those lanes are moving fine. that's our indicator that the metering lights are still off. elsewhere to our other bridges. san mateo bridge looking good both directions of westbound and eastbound 92. and they just picked up some roadwork on the approach to the golden gate bridge. southbound 101, from sir francis drake down to the waldo tunnel they had various lanes blocked but they are now all open free and clear. look at the westbound 4 commute unusually backed up even for this time of the morning. it's because of an accident on the right-hand shoulder so no longer lanes blocked but apparently that accident is
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involving a big rig so that's what's slowing things down. just a visual distraction at this point but a lot of brake lights through antioch. give yourself some extra time. elsewhere, westbound 580 stop and go from tracy 205 towards the dublin interchange. no break in the line of slow traffic. the nimitz, 880 through oakland, this looks good from the oakland coliseum towards downtown. overnight roadwork is gone. that is traffic. back to you guys. black friday is a thing. past. it seems the future is black thursday. more and more stores are opening their doors on thanksgiving day but one california employee says enough, already. and she is now trying to get others to stand with her. casey st. clair launches an online petition to her part time employer target. she wants retail workers to get to spend the holiday with their families. >> i want to keep thanksgiving as a day where the stores are
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crossed people get to spend time with families. i'll probably get fired. >> she already has some 200,000 petition signatures but target isn't backing down. its new commercial points out that black friday will start thursday night at 9:00 sharp in their stores. so we are asking today, how do you feel about shopping on thanksgiving night? dot com. rale comment on facebook or twitter, or email us at mornings@cbs5.com meanwhile, raley workers are back on the job happy to be, too. today after a nine-day walkout and strike, the company reached an agreement with the union over employee benefits. this was the first strike in company history. time now 5:50. a rare sight down under.
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the spectacular view of a total solar eclipse in australia. >> we have a thing [ indiscernible ] >> just a few days after the delivery, the reunion between bay area police and this little boy they helped bring into the world. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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get ready. the nicest day of the week today. those temperatures 60s and 70s across the bay area. enjoy it. there's some rain coming. we'll talk about it coming up. >> it is unusually slow now on westbound highway 4 through antioch because of a crash involving a big rig on the right-hand shoulder. we'll tell you where, how long the delays are, coming up in a live report. >> whole lot of red there. thank you. it is one of the most
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exciting astrological events of all. it's total solar eclipse and what happened yesterday and a small strip of land in northern queensland, australia, that's where you had to be. the only place people could see it in its entirety. the moon totally blocked out the sun for just over two minutes. the last total eclipse visible in australia was a decade ago. the next total eclipse on earth won't happen until 2015. a top official with the new york utility is stepping down amid criticism in the wake. hurricane sandy. michael harvey is chief operating officer for the long island power authority. of all the utilities in the region hit by sands, lipa has taken the longest to restore power. 10,000 homes and businesses on long island still have no power. the utility hopes most will have power restored today. the christmas tree for new york's rockefeller plaza is set to be put up today. the 80-foot tree was selected a
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month ago in new jersey. that was before superstorm sandy hit. the tree swayed during the storm but kept standing and now it's been cut down and put on a truck heading for new york. it's that time of the year already. >> we were just saying that. >> no kidding. oakland police helped with a special delivery at a shell gas station. >> this is cool. three officers helped deliver a baby at a station in the nolan park neighborhood friday. they got a chance to meet the baby and his parents yesterday. >> i don't know -- if it -- [ indiscernible ] no matter what they was doing, you know, that was just -- [ indiscernible ] no matter what happens, you know, you [ indiscernible ] ... >> the parents named their sunol land shell after the park son nolan shell after the park
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and the gas station. >> that's such a cute name, nolan shell. i love it. >> nolan shell. it is 5:55. in the next half hour, two military careers in question. >> yeah. the david petraeus sex scandal takes center stage on capitol hill today. the key questions house leaders are asking today. >> and we're live in daly city where day 2 of clean-up begins after a landslide brought a wall of mud down to this neighborhood. we'll tell you why neighbors are still concerned today. >> and a hollywood heist at a bay area museum. how the thieves got away even when security guards were watching. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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a daly city neighborhood trs to dig out after a flood of. >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald a daly city neighborhood tries to digs out after a flood of mud the massive clean-up and
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who is covering the bill. >> the david petraeus affair takes center stage on capitol hill. the latest fallout for two of america's top military leaders. >> the nicest day of the week today but then we prepare for some rain. we'll tell you when coming up. >> and hey, we're seeing delays now over at the bay bridge toll plaza in the cash lanes. fastrak users still looking good. a full look at your morning commute coming up. >> thank you. good morning, it's wednesday, november 14. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now just about 6:00. in the middle of the night, tons of mud. >> a daly city neighborhood was buried after a water main break sent a river of mud down their main street. >> that wall of mud and water buried several streets in a neighborhood near hillside park. >> but it came from the hill above the park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran tells us that crews will get back to that massive clean-up effort. looks like they have a lot of work to do. >> reporter: yes, they have a lot of wo

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